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Erie Lock 60

New York, Wayne County, MacedonThrough these hallowed chambers passed untold thousands. Built in 1821Clinton's Ditch Lock #71 1841 Erie enlargement Lock #60 1874 doubled - 1888 lengthened (Man-Made...

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Crossroads of Transportation

New York, Monroe County, RochesterCanals provide an inexpensive way to move people and goods 1825 The Erie Canal The Erie Canal connects the Hudson River and Lake Erie. The 363 miles of navigable...

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Hamlet of Egypt

New York, Monroe County, FairportHistoric District Site of 1st town meeting Stagecoach and trolley stop Farming & canning center (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3...

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Dedicated to Vietnam Veterans

Oklahoma, Choctaw County, HugoFor those who died in that terrible war: we bestow our highest honor, respect, and appreciation for they gave the supreme sacrifice. For those who are still missing: we...

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In Perpetuation of the Name of Athasata (Kryn) The Great Christian Mohawk Chief

New York, Ontario County, VictorPromoter of Peace - Respecter of Treaties - Defender of Righteousness - Valiant Warrior Leader of Indian Forces, forming one-third of the army of the De Nonville...

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Squaw Island

New York, Ontario County, CanandaiguaThe Island beyond this pier is known as Squaw Island, the smallest State Park in New York State. This area is the birth place of the Seneca Indian Nation, Keepers...

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Victor Centennial, 1913

New York, Ontario County, VictorIn this valley called by the Indians Dya-go-di-ya (Place of the Battle), the first division of De Nonville's army was ambushed by Seneca warriors July 13, 1687. With his...

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Seneca Trail

New York, Ontario County, VictorTraversed by French Army of Denonville, 1687. Here were Seneca lodges where friendly Indian followers of trail were welcomed. (Colonial Era • Native Americans) Includes...

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Sims-Womack House

Texas, Hill County, HillsboroThe original section of this house, which consisted of two rooms and a detached kitchen, was built prior to 1870. Later additions were made during the ownership of Dr....

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Richardson Tavern

New York, Monroe County, Bushnell's BasinBeside old Erie Canal towpath at Hartwell's, now Bushnell's Basin, near Great Embankment western canal terminal 1821-1823 Shipping port until after 1850....

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Cartersville

New York, Monroe County, PittsfordAn active shipping port on the Erie Canal. Horses were changed here in the Towpath era. (Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels)...

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Porter (Rea) Cemetery

Indiana, St. Joseph County, near North Liberty(Side 1) This cemetery was officially created September 6, 1854 when Samuel Gard deeded land to trustees for a burial ground. Free African-American...

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Huggart Settlement

Indiana, St. Joseph County, near LakevilleFirst land purchased by Huggart brothers in 1834; area settled and farmed by their families and several other African-American households circa 1850-1890s....

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Bostwick

Maryland, Prince George's County, BladensburgBuilt in 1746 by Christopher Lowndes. Home of Benjamin Stoddert First Secretary of the U.S. Navy 1798 -- 1801. (Colonial Era) Includes location, directions,...

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Dred Scott

Missouri, St. Louis [Front] Freed from slavery by his friend Taylor Blow. [Back] Subject of the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in 1857 which denied citizenship to the Negro, voided...

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Harriet Scott

Missouri, St. LouisAmerican Patriot Wife of Dred Scott Mother of Eliza and Lizzy Co-Plaintiff in the historic Dred Scott Case Your plea for equality was raised in obscurity, but in time it became the...

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William Bartram Scenic Highway

Florida, Saint Johns County, Switzerland   Within a mile and a half of this marker are numerous prehistoric sites, several of which date from 2000 BC Native Americans occupied the Northern river...

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World War I-Era Rudder

Virginia, AlexandriaIn May 2000, this rudder was recovered along the banks of the Potomac River near Jones Point. Measuring over 22 feet high and 4.5 feet wide, the rudder is of the variety used to...

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The Lost Village of Cameron at Great Hunting Creek

Virginia, AlexandriaThree hundred years ago, a river wide as the Capital Beltway—Great Hunting Creek—emptied into the Potomac River at this spot. In the absence of good roads, this river and its...

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The Remarkable Margaret Brent

Virginia, AlexandriaDespite occasional conflicts between European settlers and local Indians, Mistress Margaret Brent of Saint Mary's City, Maryland, was granted the first land patent on Piper's Island...

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